NJBIA's PUBLIC POLICY FORUM: The Road to Recovery Days to go! REGISTER

Thousands of small businesses are struggling in the economic fallout of the coronavirus even as the state and the nation are fighting frantically to keep the healthcare crisis manageable and preventing the spread of the disease.

At NJ Spotlight, reporter John Reitmeyer looks at how one New Jersey business has been impacted from the social distancing and closure policies, and how the new programs and business groups like NJBIA are helping to keep it afloat.

“While federal and state lawmakers have tried to meet the new demand for unemployment benefits by boosting funding and expanding existing programs, there is also a big concern about maintaining the profitability of small businesses so that laid-off workers, including those in New Jersey, still have a job to return to when the outbreak begins to ease,” Reitmeyer said.

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